Dr Mike Bishop
Mike Bishop Ph.D. specialises in the study of the Roman army. His career has included post-excavation work at various sites on Hadrian's Wall and directing excavations as a commercial field archaeologist. He is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of St Andrews and editor of the 'Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies'.
'Cavalry equipment of the Roman army in the first century A.D.', in J.C. Coulston (ed.) Military Equipment and the Identity of Roman Soldiers. Proceedings of the Fourth Roman Military Equipment Conference, BAR International Series 394, Oxford, 1988, 67-195.
(With L. Allason-Jones) Excavations at Roman Corbridge: the Hoard, HBMCE Archaeological Report No.7, London, 1988.
(With J.N. Dore) Corbridge: Excavations of the Roman Fort and Town, 1947-80, HBMCE Archaeological Report No.8, London, 1989.
(With J.C.N. Coulston) Roman Military Equipment, Shire Archaeology Series 59, Aylesbury, 1989.
'The early imperial "apron"', Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies 3, 1992, 81-104.
'Excavations in the Roman fort at Chester-le-Street (Concangis), Church Chare 1990-91', Archaeologia Aeliana Series 5, 21, 1993, 29-85.
(With J.C.N. Coulston) Roman Military Equipment from the Punic Wars to the Fall of Rome, Batsford, London, 1993 (paperback edition 1994; enlarged 2nd edition in preparation).
Corstopitum. An Edwardian Excavation, English Heritage, London, 1994.
Finds from Roman Aldborough. A Catalogue of Small Finds from the Romano-British Town ofIsurium Brigantum, Oxbow Monograph 65, Oxford 1996